is the name of my data bank...
... with over 1
36,000 names from more than 58,000 seagoing merchant ships worldwide over 1,000 GT launched since 1983 and the majority of all liners or ferries and VLCCs still going.

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 is more than a pure ship-data bank...

... because over 68,000 photos from different servers are retrieved and displayed from the Internet. Furthermore numerous links to more information will be generated or are stored there respectively.

 generates automatically links to „classic“ internet sites...
... The ferry-site by Michael Koefoed-Hansen 

To some extent there are links to sites like in...

... Ships-and-funnels by Dieter Kannengieser (IMO-No. list - as at 25.09.2020)       > Link list
Schweizer Hochseeschiffahrt by Peter Bichsel / Markus Berger / Daniel Trösch    > Link list
... Auke Visser's
International Super Tankers                                                    > Link list
cargo-vessels-international by Steffen Wiedner                                           > Link list

... Wikipedia.org                                                                                          > Link list


There are also links to webcams on seagoing vessels              > Link list 
and to Ship-Data Sheets by
Hans H. Meyer                          > Link list


Of course you can also start searching for ship names and IMO number from here using Google. 

You can search photos at Shipspotting.com directly                        


Unless further links exist (eg Scheepvaartwest.be, Visualships.com etc.), these are also displayed in the data sheet -> Example   



The Marine News Photo-Finder  is a directory of the ship photos, that were published in the monthly journal of the World-Ship-Society (WSS), whose data are including in . By photofinder this 16,099 photo-sites are (as at 15.06.2024) automatically linked and displayed. Over 8,300 of these photos have been digitized and displayed together with ship data or in lists (without data). 


 for download

The online database (as at February 10th 2024) is also available as MS-Access and MS-Excel-file...> more


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